Dan Mager, MSW is the author of Some Assembly Required: A Balanced Approach to Recovery from Addiction and Chronic Pain. He received his MSW from the Hunter College of the City University of New York, School of Social Work and is a Certified Diplomate in Clinical Hypnotherapy. He has been a psychotherapist, clinical supervisor, and clinical director, across a wide range of behavioral health and substance abuse treatment settings, including community-based outpatient services, residential treatment centers and hospital-based programs.
Some Assembly Required discusses a wide range of topics related to wellness and recovery as ongoing processes of learning, growing, and healing. The blog will regularly shed light on the issues of addiction and chronic pain, challenges that impact every aspect of life and affect an increasing number of people. Building the awareness and skills that sustain recovery and nurture a life of meaning and contentment requires a multi-faceted approach. Tune in for montly posts and more will be revealed.